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hunker (down)

verb

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to lie low with the limbs close to the body
  • had to hunker down so no one would see him behind the gate

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“Hunker (down).” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hunker%20down. Accessed 22 November 2019.

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